Viral Video Of The Day: Jimmy Fallon And Justin Timberlake Educate Us In The History Of Rap

Last week, Jimmy Fallon and Will Smith took fans on a journey through “The Evolution of Hip-Hop Dancing.”

Now, the newly-crowned Tonight Show host has reunited with Justin Timberlake to educate us in the “History of Rap,” though this marks the duo’s fifth lesson! (Check out 1-4 here.)

Watch as Jimmy and Justin cover it all from LL Cool J to Salt N’ Pepa to Outkast and beyond!

The “History of Rap 5” Setlist:

  • LL Cool J – I’m Bad
  • Run DMC – Beats to the Rhyme
  • Crazy Calls – Wait for the Beep
  • Beastie Boys – Fight For Your Right
  • Tone Loc – Wild Thing
  • DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince – Fresh Prince Theme
  • Salt N’ Pepa – Whatta Man
  • Positive K – I Got A Man
  • The Notorious B.I.G. – Big Poppa
  • Dr. Dre feat. Snoop Dogg – Dre Day
  • Warren G feat. Nate Dogg – Regulate
  • N.W.A. – Straight Outta Compton
  • Ini Kamoze – Hot Stepper
  • Outkast – So Fresh, So Clean
  • Busta Rhymes feat. P. Diddy & Pharrell – Pass the Courvoisier, Part II
  • Kris Kross – Jump
  • Skee-Lo – I Wish
  • Jay Z – 99 Problems
  • Ludacris – Move B*tch (Get Out the Way)
  • Drake – Started From the Bottom
  • Kendrick Lamar – Swimming Pools (Drank)
  • Kanye West feat. T-Pain – Good Life
  • Run DMC – Walk This Way

Personal favorite moment: Jimmy Fallon getting a little too overzealous during “Straight Outta Compton” and Justin Timberlake stopping to call him out.

Check out the video and share your own favorite moment in the comments section!


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